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Posted: 
2021-10-16
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Surrey

Technologists Grounds (Civil)

Full-time CUPE position

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's second largest employer. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 328km. The Surrey Schools team of approximately 12,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

Surrey Schools is the recipient of BC's Top Employer and Canada's Greenest Employer awards.

Reporting to the Manager of Grounds, this position is responsible for providing exceptional technical and grounds information support to ensure maintenance program and projects adhere to applicable codes, by-laws & regulations. This position develops, plans, organizes and schedules maintenance and other activities. The position communicates between internal and external consultants/contractors/suppliers to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects and as such the ideal candidate must have exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Success in this position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as respond to time-oriented emergencies. The Technologist role requires thorough knowledge of computer applications and software applications related to the role.

Surrey Schools prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. Typical hours offer a shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will be based out of the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have: Completion of a 2-year diploma in Technology in a related discipline from a technical college recognized by the School District;

Minimum three years related work experience in construction, maintenance field including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience;

Registered or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T) or Architectural Technologist (AT-BC) with the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC;

Knowledge of relevant codes;

A valid Class 5 BC Drivers license.This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $33.58, plus a benefits package: municipal pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below by 4pm October 25, 2021.

The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted.